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Weekend Roundup July 7-10

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Weekend Roundup July 7-10

Huntsville weekend

Hooray for short work weeks thanks to summer holidays! The fireworks might be over, but your weekend is just getting started.

Items of note before we launch you into the Weekend Roundup:

  • It’s looking a bit rainy, so keep this list on Indoor Play places handy
  • There are EIGHT local Farmer’s Markets happening this weekend!
  • Do you have our free smartphone app yet? All that RCM goodness on the go!
  • There are more great things to do inside our full Event Calendar
  • Gas up the car, grab the kids, and LET’S GO!

    Free & Cheap Events


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    Listen to Some Live Tunes

    Cost: FREE
    Various days & locations

    There is so much great free live music to hear this weekend – grab your lawn chairs and bug spray and pack a picnic supper!

  • Acoustic Squared – Thursday at 5PM
  • Under the Lights Downtown – Thursday and Friday at 5PM
  • Madison Gazebo Concert – Thursday at 6:30PM
  • Friday Night Art Walk – Friday at 5PM
  • Grotto Lights Concert – Saturday at 6PM
  • Parenting Class

    Thursday at 6:00 PM
    Cost: FREE
    Madison Public Library | More Info

    If you are the parent (or parent-to-be) of a newborn to five year-old, these in-depth classes could prove to be invaluable. Read more HERE about the topics covered in “Parenting Enhancement with a Purpose” classes facilitated by local experts.


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    Christmas in July

    Friday from 3-7 PM
    Cost: $6
    KidVenture | More Info

    Costume characters, shaved ice, refreshments, a live animal show, and local vendors are all a part of this festive event, not to mention all the things kids can bounce on and play!

    Indiana Jones in the Park

    Friday at 6PM
    Cost: FREE
    Big Spring Park | More Info

    Movies in the Park debuts “Raiders of the Lost Ark” under the stars in Huntsville. Pack a blanket, chairs, and a picnic for the flick!

    Athens Kiddie Carnival

    Friday & Saturday
    Cost: 50 cents per ride
    Athens Lions Club Park | More Info

    A carnival just for kids? Yes, you heard us right and it is NOT TO BE MISSED. Seriously, read our review and you’ll be lining up.

    Breakfast On the Square

    Saturday from 7-11AM
    Cost: FREE admission
    Courthouse Square | More Info

    If you have young kids that get up early, this breakfast food truck event could be the answer to your food truck rally woes. They tend to be a lot less crowded and it’s a great way to kick off your Saturday!

    Get Artrageous

    Saturday at 2PM
    Cost: FREE
    Madison Public Library | More Info
    This monthly studio session is a little bit artsy, a little bit crafty, and totally book nerdy. Today’s project is making felt kitties! Recommended for ages 14+, parents also welcome to craft.

    See Also

    Worth the Money


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    Biergarten for Supper

    Thursday from 4:30-7:30 PM
    Cost: FREE admission, pay for food
    U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info

    This family and dog-friendly event is the perfect excuse to dine out on Thursday nights! Your family can enjoy authentic German food, live music, and beer under the Saturn V Moon Rocket in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration. This is a unique Huntsville experience if you’re ever entertaining guests!


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    Hunting & Fishing Expo

    Friday – Sunday
    Cost: $10 for adults, kids 12 and under FREE
    VBC South Hall | More info

    The TVHFE is a weekend entertainment experience that’s designed for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. The Duck Dynasty guys will be there too, but you’ll REALLY want to go see Twiggy the Waterskiing Squirrel. Get the full schedule of events here.

    NARM Birthday Bash

    Saturday at 10:00 AM
    Cost: $10-15, buy tickets online
    North AL Railroad Museum | More Info

    North Alabama Railroad Museum is turning 50 and they want YOU to help them celebrate! Join them for full-length train ride in their vintage coaches, followed by a train-tastic birthday party at the station!

    Kids Night Out

    Saturday from 6-10 PM
    Cost: $10
    Southeast YMCA | More Info

    4 hours of fun, games and a pizza dinner for children ages 4-12 – it can’t get better than that! Advance registration is required – you can even do that online.

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